Carnatic Rhythms May06

Carnatic Rhythms

Performance by Layyasaaram Institute of Indian Arts Carnatic Rhythms Carnatic Rhythms, as the name suggests is an exploration into the carnatic style of drumming from South India. This performance is dedicated to the legendary Mridangam Artist Shri Palghat Mani Iyer on the occassion of...

Whirled Fusion Music May13

Whirled Fusion Music

Performance by Telluric Currents About Telluric Currents Telluric Currents are natural electrical currents flowing under the Earth’s surface. “Whirled” musician and composer Greg Herriges rustles an ever-changing group under the same name, featuring multi-instrumentalist...

South Indian Classical May27

South Indian Classic...

Performed by the Narayan Sisters — Janani Narayan and Jeyani Narayan Janani and Jeyani are Sophomores at East Ridge High School, Woodbury, MN. They started learning violin at the age of six and they have performed extensively in India and in the US including Geetmala, TPT-MN original,...

South Indian Classical Music Jun03

South Indian Classic...

Performed on the Veena by Nirmala Rajasekarand Naadha Rasa veena ensemble. Nirmala Rajasekar is a world renowned Carnatic veena virtuoso, composer vocalist and educator of South Indian Carnatic Music. She has performed in venues throughout the world including Carnegie Hall New York and Music...

South Indian Classical Vocal Jun10

South Indian Classic...

Performed by Geethanjali – Veena Sitaram & Group Veena Sitaram Veena Sitaram started learning music at the age of 7 in Delhi, India where she grew up. She grew up participating in numerous community music events and competitions in Delhi. She moved to Minnesota in 1996 and has been...

Whirled Fusion Music Jun17

Whirled Fusion Music

Performance by Telluric Currents About Telluric Currents Telluric Currents are natural electrical currents flowing under the Earth’s surface. “Whirled” musician and composer Greg Herriges rustles an ever-changing group under the same name, featuring multi-instrumentalist Ravi...

Kathak dance of India Jun24

Kathak dance of Indi...

Performed by Rita Mustaphi and Group – the Katha Dance Theatre. Rita Mitra Mustaphi | Founder and Artistic Director | Katha Dance Theatre Rita Mitra Mustaphi has been teaching and performing dance in the Twin Cities since 1978. A graduate of Rabindra Bharati University of Performing Arts...

South Indian Classical Music Jul01

South Indian Classic...

Performed on the Veena by Nirmala Rajasekar and Naadha Rasa veena ensemble. Nirmala Rajasekar is a world renowned Carnatic veena virtuoso, composer vocalist and educator of South Indian Carnatic Music. She has performed in venues throughout the world including Carnegie Hall New York and Music...

Ghazals Jul08

Ghazals

Yaadon ka Safar: A Tribute to the Legends of Ghazal performed by Ibrahim Ghanchi and Sudipta Tripathy Ibrahim Ghanchi Ibrahim Ghanchi has been living in twin cities for last 30 years. He enjoys singing Pakistani and Indian ghazals, Punjabi songs, Farsi and Sufi songs. Sudipta Tripathy Sudipta...

Sarod Recital Jul15

Sarod Recital

Performed by Dr. Praful Kelkar Dr. Praful Kelkar was born and grew up in Mumbai, India. He is a neurologist practicing in the twin cities area. He grew up in a musical family and learnt tabla and sitar for a number of years. His uncle played sitar with Pt Uday Shankar (Pt Ravi Shankar’s...

South Indian Classical Dance Jul22

South Indian Classic...

Performed by Sivanuja Balaji & Nritya Kalakshetra Dancers. Sivanuja Balaji / Artistic Director of Nritya Kalakshetra Academy & Performer Names of the Dancers Sivanuja Balaji. Samyuktha Melachuri Divya Melachuri     Performance 1. Kanda Mallari followed by shlokam Ragam...

Western Classical & Bollywood Dance Jul29

Western Classical &a...

Mixed Western Classical Instrumental Musicians Shreya Narayan (Flute) Zayn Saifullah (Piano) Janani Narayan (Violin) Jeyani Narayan (Violin)   Shreya Narayan Shreya has been playing flute for the past 6 years. She plays for Minnesota Youth Symphonies and in school band and orchestra....

Kathak dance of India Aug05

Kathak dance of Indi...

Performed by Rita Mustaphi and Group – the Katha Dance Theatre. Rita Mitra Mustaphi | Founder and Artistic Director | Katha Dance Theatre Rita Mitra Mustaphi has been teaching and performing dance in the Twin Cities since 1978. A graduate of Rabindra Bharati University of Performing Arts...